Jamie King (Jamie Foxx) is an aspiring actor from Terrell, Texas, who has come to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment. To support himself, he works in his family's hotel, the ... See full summary »
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 Jamie King (100 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Francesca 'Fancy' Monroe (100 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Braxton P. Hartnabrig (100 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Aunt Helen King (100 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Uncle Junior King (100 episodes, 1996-2001)
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Jamie King (Jamie Foxx) is an aspiring actor from Terrell, Texas, who has come to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment. To support himself, he works in his family's hotel, the financially strapped King's Tower, which is owned by his aunt and uncle, Helen and Junior King (Ellia English and Garrett Morris). Written by dizzle5218

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28 August 1996 (USA)  »

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Andy Berman, who plays Dennis, the bellhop, was a main character during the first season. However, the syndicated versions of this show remove his name and image from the opening credits, making him to appear as a recurring character. This is probably due to the fact that his character disappeared after season 1, and wasn't seen or mentioned afterward. See more »

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Jamie King: What da heezy-fa-sheezy?
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.148 (2010) See more »

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One of the better shows on the WB
30 January 2001 | by (Chapel Hill,North Carolina) – See all my reviews

This was one of the funniest shows out there! Jamie Foxx had me crying laughing every time! His character was so convincing that he could get away with anything he pleased since he was just a bellhop who moved up in the business with his uncle and aunt at the Kings Tower Hotel. But he always was cool with his co-workers like Braxton and Fancy(especially when he tries to fall for her),but sometimes could come up with a scheme for anything,usually with hilarious results. Great show! Man,can he sing too!


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